SANTA MARIA - 28 year old Carmen Cardenas has pleaded no contest to accessory to murder after the fact, along with a gang enhancement, and sentenced to prison in the alleged kidnapping, torture and killingMore >> Carmen Cardenas pleads no contest to accessory to murder after the fact, gets more than three years in state prison.More >> SANTA BARBARA COUNTY - The Santa Barbara County Juvenile Court off of Foster Road near Santa Maria is one of the largest courtrooms in the county. Because it handles juvenile criminal and civil cases,More >> Administrators determined Juvenile Court is sufficient to provide desks and seating for all eleven defendants and their attorneys.More >> SANTA MARIA - Security, public access and cost are the main considerations in finding a larger venue for the Anthony Ibarra murder case involving 11 defendants. Central Coast News has learned the firstMore >> Modifying Santa Maria courtroom or moving to larger, County Juvenile Court deemed two best options.More >> SANTA MARIA, Calif.- The Anthony Ibarra murder case is one of the largest cases in county history, which has court officials now searching for a larger venue.More >> SANTA MARIA, Calif.- The Anthony Ibarra murder case is one of the largest cases in county history, which has court officials now searching for a larger venue.More >> SANTA MARIA - Eleven defendants charged in the alleged, kidnapping, torture and murder of Anthony Ibarra earlier this year are due in Santa Maria court Thursday morning. Lead prosecuting deputy DistrictMore >> Eleven defendants in Anthony Ibarra murder case due in Santa Maria court Thursday morning.More >> SANTA MARIA - The Santa Maria home at the heart of the Ibarra case remains unoccupied, the windows boarded up and weeds growing nearly as tall as the roof. Its been several months since Santa Maria PoliceMore >> Eleven suspects indicted on murder and accessory charges.More >> SANTA MARIA - 54 year old Pedro Torres was so badly beaten in his Santa Barbara County Jail cell last Monday that the County Sheriff's Department, which runs the jail, said Torres could not attend hisMore >> Pedro Torres was hospitalized after being beaten in his jail cell last Monday. More >> SANTA MARIA - They walked into Santa Maria Court dressed in their own personal clothing and not Santa Barbara County Jail jumpsuits, a key condition for allowing news cameras in court for the first time. SomeMore >> Sheriff's Department says one of the eleven defendants was beaten in his jail cell on Monday and unable to attend court hearing.More >> SANTA MARIA – There are eleven defendants charged in the alleged kidnapping, torture and murder of Anthony Ibarra in a Santa Maria back in March. With eleven attorneys at their side, all eleven defendantsMore >> Arraignments for eleven defendants in gang-related homicide case on Thursday.
SANTA MARIA - Santa Maria Court had never seen anything like the child molestation trial of pop star Michael Jackson nearly a decade ago. By contrast, the arraignment later this week of 11 defendantsMore >> The arraignment of 11 defendants in the kidnapping, torture and murder of Anthony Ibarra will be a challenge for court administration.More >>
OCEANO, Calif. - A man has been arrested after a tense standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies at the Pismo Sands RV Park.Deputies were called out around 7:00pm Thursday night after reportsMore >> OCEANO, Calif. - A man has been arrested after a tense standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies at the Pismo Sands RV Park.More >> SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Both sides of Highway 154 at Buellton and Santa Barbara have been shut down because of a vehicle roll over accident. The shut down is expected to last for some time. CaliforniaMore >> SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - At 5:35am, Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBC FD) responded to a single vehicle accident, located on Highway 154, north of San Antonio Creek Road.More >> ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. - Arroyo Grande didn't just get a new restaurant and bakery, but also a famous face that came along with it!USC All American and NFL Football legend Keyshawn Johnson was there forMore >> ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. - Arroyo Grande didn't just get a new restaurant and bakery, but also a famous face that came along with it!More >> OCEANO, Calif. - A family of five is without a home tonight after a fire ripped through their Oceano home.Crews were called out to the 1800 block of Beach Street just after 3:30pm and were able to knockMore >> OCEANO, Calif. - A family of six have been left homeless after a fire ripped through their Oceano home Thursday night.More >> SANTA MARIA - 55 year old Arthur "Clay" Watkins is accused of using a gun to rob the Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street in Santa Maria at gunpoint on Saturday morning, November 16th. "He had no significantMore >> Clay Watkins is charged with robbery at gunpoint in heist at Wells Fargo Santa Maria Main Branch.More >>